'Abysmal' TV show hosted by Dr Charlie Teo wins quackery award

'This may have been good television, but it was abysmal science', says psychologist

A reality TV show starring Sydney neurosurgeon Dr Charlie Teo has received Australia's top award for pseudoscience, for its “abysmal” portrayal of home health remedies.

Dr Charlie Teo
Medicine or Myth? expert panel, with Dr Charlie Teo (centre).

The SBS series Medicine or Myth? involved ordinary Australians pitching home remedies — such as dried seahorse for treating asthma — to a panel of judges